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Cape Ann Waldorf School Alumni Interviews

See what a few of Cape Ann Waldorf School’s alumni have to say about their time at CAWS and what a Waldorf education has meant to them. Cape Ann Waldorf School Alumni Interviews: Hannah Elliott-Higgins Cape Ann Waldorf School Alumni … Continue reading

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New Video — Early Childhood Eduation at Cape Ann Waldorf School

Featuring Lindsay Miles (Kindergarten teacher), Sabrina Babcock (currently teaching 1st grade– she’s already take two groups from 1st through 8th grade!), and the wonderful students at Cape Ann Waldorf School. Thank you to CAWS parent Tony Cheng  for making this … Continue reading

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The Pentatonic Scale

Many parents at the school probably haven’t heard about the pentatonic scale until their children begin learning the pentatonic flute in first grade.  In this short video, singer Bobby McFerrin shows how universal the scale is and how easy it … Continue reading

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Wood-fired baking – a middle school elective

Every winter, the middle school students choose a six-week elective, offered Friday afternoons. This year, six brave souls (who don’t mind the cold) are learning to bake in the school’s new wood fired oven. Here’s a little bit of what … Continue reading

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$10,000 Challenge Grant Met!

Thanks to donors like you, Cape Ann Waldorf School met the $10,000 challenge grant! Thanks to the generosity of the CAWS community, we met the goal of our December challenge grant. CAWS will now receive an additional $10,000 for the … Continue reading

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Painting the Sistine Desk

Seventh Grade Curriculum Update by Anna Scalera The seventh grade recently finished a history block on the Renaissance – a period brimming with excellent possibilities for learning through biographies. Our block began with the life story of Joan of Arc. The … Continue reading

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Our Holiday Fair

A post by Pam Fenner of Michaelmas Press, who was kind enough to work at our fair and write this lovely piece for her “Pam’s Perspectives” blog. Go to a Holiday Fair By PJF | Published: DECEMBER 7, 2012 Holiday fairs are often held … Continue reading

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A Musical Visit

Musician David Coffin came to CAWS recently to present “Music from the King’s Court: Exploring the Early Winds.” He was quite pleased when he asked who played the recorder and every student raised his/her hand.  CAWS students play various recorders … Continue reading

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Penelope the Sheep

On an unusually warm December day, the Cape Ann Waldorf School third grade went outside to work on Penelope’s fleece.  Penelope is an English Leicester sheep from Cranberry Moon Farm whose fleece, over the course of the year, the class … Continue reading

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What is Education For?

An interesting article asking, “What is education for?” It’s from a lecture to future Waldorf high school teachers and poses some interesting questions. Enjoy! Education in the Presence of the Unknown from “In Context”, Fall 2012 by Craig Holdredge Most parents … Continue reading

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